Resources

National Resources    


Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Phone: 1-800-273-8255




Crisis Text


Crisis Text Line 
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

Website: www.crisistextline.org
Text: Text HOME to 741741



teen line

Teen Line
Teens helping teens. Do you need helping working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? Teen Line is there to help. Speak/text with a trained teen. 

Website: teenlineonline.org
Phone: (800) TLC-TEEN (3pm -7pm EST)
Text: Text TEEN to 839863 (3pm - 6pm) 



spts

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
This organization is not a crisis line. The mission of this organization is to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs. 

Website: www.sptsusa.org
Phone: (732) 410-7900 (call for information on how you can help) - NOT A CRISIS LINE




afsp

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The Foundation is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

Website: afsp.org





samhsa

SAMHSA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration aims to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. The administration's website provides information, articles, and treatment center locators for families.

Website: www.samhsa.gov





State


caring contact
Caring Contact

NJ volunteer organization affiliated with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line. This organization will support and empathize, and help you find the solution.

Website: caringcontact.org
Phone: (908) 232-2880


nj hopeline

NJ Hopeline
New Jersey's 24/7 peer support and suicide prevention hotline. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support.

Website: njhopeline.com
Phone: 1-855-654-6735




Somerset County 

Somerset County - PESS (Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services)
Mobile outreach to all those in Somerset County experiencing acute pyschiatric distress. Also provide traumatic incident debriefing.

Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
Comprehensive community mental health center dedicated to the prevention, early detection, and treatment of mental illness and serious emotional and behavioral problems.

Guide to Somerset County
A guide for Somerset County residents to access human services in and around Somerset County.


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